Cannabis Policy Institute Speaker Series


May. 28, 2024, 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Moot Courtroom


Join the Cannabis Policy Institute State of Research event on May 28, 2024 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. to hear a variety of researchers discussing cannabis topics from across many disciplines.

  • Dr. Nick Spirtos will discuss opiate cessation research and research in Uruguay.
  • Michelle Tomasino will review clinical trials at UNLV and other schools as well as other cannabis research being conducted at UNLV.
  • Dr. Duke Fu will discuss industry research and its interests as well as cannabis research in Thailand and Portugal.
  • Dr. Chad Kinney will review research being conducted through ICR and give an overview of ICR.
  • Dr. Rochelle Hines will talk about the components of cannabis, focusing on CBD and terpenes, as well as novel derivatives and connections to psychedelics research.
  • Moderated by Riana Durrett, Director of the Cannabis Policy Institute



Admission Information

Event is open to everyone, but RSVPs are requested by May 14. Reserve your seat.

Contact Information

Director, Cannabis Policy Institute
Riana Durrett